Thursday, August 18, 2011

textured facades in Montreal and Lisbon

Wrinkly stone blocks lend a bark-like texture to a rowhouse in Montreal (top), while pyramidal stone blocks on an old mansion in Lisbon (bottom) give the building a spiky texture and suggest a defensive attitude towards passerby on the street.

Top two pictures: Avenue de l'Esplanade, Montreal, Quebec. Bottom two: Rua dos Bacalhoeiros, Lisbon, Portugal.

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